Obasanjo lobbying US authorities to withdraw Atiku’s US entry ban- APC

Obasanjo lobbying US authorities to withdraw Atiku’s US entry ban- APC

The ruling party, APC, has accused former presidnet Olusegun Obasanjo, of lobbying the US government to withdraw the ban on the former Vice president. In a statement released by its spokesperson, Yekini Nabena, the party said Obasanjo is working to ensure that the US government withdraw the ban placed on Atiku from entering the United States following a 2005 $500,000 bribery scandal that involved Atiku, his fourth wife, Jennifer and former United States Congressman, William Jefferson….

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2019 Presidency: Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku a joke – Buhari’s appointee, Dan Onjeh

2019 Presidency: Obasanjo’s endorsement of Atiku a joke – Buhari’s appointee, Dan Onjeh

Daniel Onjeh, a Senatorial aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in the Benue South primary election, has described ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo’s endorsement of his erstwhile deputy, Atiku Abubakar as Nigeria’s President in 2019 as a joke. He recounted Obasanjo’s failures as President yesterday at a press conference he hosted at the APC National Secretariat, Abuja. According to Onjeh, the former President was not qualified to present himself as an opinion moulder…

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Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

Why Obasanjo made u-turn, forgave Atiku – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has revealed why the former President Olusegun Obasanjo endorsed Atiku Abubakar despite their differences. Obasanjo had during a meeting with Atiku endorsed Atiku’s presidential ambition, declaring that he will defeat the incumbent President, Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in 2019. According to him, he believes that Atiku has ‘re-discovered and re-positioned himself’ and is now good enough to enjoy his support…

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What Obasanjo said about Atiku

What Obasanjo said about Atiku

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has declared that former vice president and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar will perform better than President Muhammadu Buhari. Obasanjo said this on Thursday at his penthouse residence inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL), Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital where he declared that he has forgiven his vice president between 1999 and 2003 of his ‘sins’. The former president stated that Atiku has the business…

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2019 presidency: What I discussed with Obasanjo – Tambuwal

2019 presidency: What I discussed with Obasanjo – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State on Wednesday night held a closed-door meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in his Abeokuta residence. According to NAN, Aminu who addressed journalists after the meeting, said he was in Abeokuta to consult with Obasanjo in respect of the 2019 poll. “Obasanjo is one of the critical leaders of the country and it is necessary for me to consult with him concerning the 2019 polls, particularly on my aspiration…

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Osun guber: How Obasanjo convinced me to dump PDP – Akinbade

Osun guber: How Obasanjo convinced me to dump PDP – Akinbade

The flag bearer of the African Democratic Congress (ADC) for the September 22 governorship poll in Osun State, Alhaji Fatai Akinbade, has revealed how former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-governor of Osun State, Prince Olagunsoye Oyinlola, convinced him to pick the party’s ticket. Akinbade, who said he would not blame anybody for his resolve to defect from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), made this disclosure while answering questions during an interactive session, held inside the…

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Obasanjo would have stopped all the rubbish happening under Buhari – Tsav

Obasanjo would have stopped all the rubbish happening under Buhari – Tsav

Elder statesman and a former Police Commissioner, Abubakar Tsav has lamented that things are going bad in the nation because President Muhammadu Buhari is a quiet and patient person. Tsav said if it were to be former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, the rubbish going on under the Buhari government would have stopped. Speaking with Punch, Tsav described Buhari as a simple man who is corrupt-free. He said, “Buhari is a very good person. If Buhari were…

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UN chief, Guterres praises Obasanjo

UN chief, Guterres praises Obasanjo

UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres has praised former Nigeria’s President, Olusegun Obasanjo for his mediation role in ensuring smooth political transition in Liberia. Guterres made the remarks in his speech to the Security Council’s debate on the ‘Maintenance of International Peace and Security: Mediation and the Peaceful Resolution of Conflicts’ at the UN headquarters in New York. The UN chief explained that he had established a High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation, which Obasanjo is a member,…

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Osinbajo demands answers from Babangida, Obasanjo, Jonathan over oil money

Osinbajo demands answers from Babangida, Obasanjo, Jonathan over oil money

Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has questioned how oil money was spent under previous administrations. Osinabjo called out former presidents like Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, while answering questions from Nigerians at a town hall meeting in Minnesota, United States on Sunday, according to a statement issued yesterday by his media aide, Laolu Akande. On OPEC statistics on oil revenues accruable to Nigeria under successive administrations between 1990 and 2014, the Vice President…

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God will never forgive me if I support Atiku for president – Olusegun Obasanjo

God will never forgive me if I support Atiku for president – Olusegun Obasanjo

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has once again restated his position to never support Vice President Atiku Abubakar’s presidential ambition. Former President Olusegun Obasanjo stated this on Friday that former Vice President Atiku Abubakar should not count on him for support in his latest bid to actualize his life-long ambition of being elected the president of Nigeria. Atiku has declared his interest to run for president in 2019 on the platform of the PDP and is working…

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